Pongal Festival in Madurai

Pongal Festival in Madurai




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Pongal Festival in Madurai

Madurai, India

Sunday, 14 January 2018, 02:00


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The three-day harvest festival celebrated in January honours Sun, nature and livestock. Second and the third day witnesses the main celebrations. Main part of the festivities on the second day is the making of pongal, rice cooked with jaggery. Mattu Pongal, celebrated on third day, involves worshipping of cattle. Jallikattu events are held in many villages. Jallikattu involves taming of bulls.



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Madurai, India

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